After enduring two years without live plays, the Theater Arts Department proves it has not lost its aptitude for putting on exceptional performances with Aristophanes’ “The Birds.”
In its first production in the Black Box Theater in two years, the Theater Arts Department adapts Aristophanes’ 414 B.C. Greek play “The Birds” co-directed by Vanessa Pellegrini and Joseph Darby.
The Gary Marshall Theatre has partnered with East Los Angeles College to provide two student interns for the production of “The Root Beer Bandits.” Hannah Sadeghian and Lisa Hong, both working toward costume certificates through ELAC’s Theater Arts department, worked on the design and construction of costumes featured in a stage performance of a Wild West family musical.
Veteran voice actress Rebecca Davis got East Los Angeles College Theater Arts students and guests to speak in various characters.
Gigi Yue was afraid to breathe. She was hit by tear gas fired by Hong Kong police into a crowd of pro-democracy protesters, and all she could do was try to avoid inhaling the white smoke, which creates a burning sensation in the eyes and lungs.
Students of the East Los Angeles College Theater Arts department will present a contemporary interpretation of Arthur Miller’s celebrated play, “The Crucible,” from May 17-26.
Vanessa Mizzone’s favorite role was as Lois in “American Horror Story- Asylum” and her other big role was as Elise, a sonogram tech, in “Jane the Virgin.”
By Melody Ortiz The East Los Angeles College Theater Arts department will be showcasing a collection of students’ stage work. The showcase will present the work of student designers and technicians. Work will include costumes, set models, sound, lighting and everything else found on stage during a performance, other than actors. “When you see theater, you can’t always get up close to things,” said Professor Jessica Hansen, who directs the…